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Ukip are the true
heirs to Thatcher

Telegraph [UK], by Thomas Pascoe

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/18/2012 6:26:15 AM

The Conservatives are in real trouble. Unless they can stage a reconciliation with the large numbers of former Tory voters who now intend to support Ukip, they can give up any hope of challenging Labour at the next election. This morning´s polling data underscores the point. The Times (£) and the Independent both hand the opposition a double-digit lead, the result of Ukip polling around 10pc. At the weekend, ComRes put Ukip on 14pc. In the past two months alone, the Tories have lost a sixth of their support. Liberal social policies are not winning voters from the Left

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: altoona, 12/18/2012 6:41:30 AM     (No. 9072138)

As an observer from the other side of the sea, it seems to me that Ukip is giving Thatcheresque backbone and leadership a go in UK politics--and giving me hope that there is a Reagan and a party fit for him here.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 12/18/2012 7:02:19 AM     (No. 9072158)

The USA needs a Ukip in the most immediate way. (Voters are defecting from the Conservatives to Ukip because they are fed up with political correctness.)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/18/2012 7:14:41 AM     (No. 9072168)

Conservatives just won in Japan with pro-growth policies,yet Obama keeps winning here with anti-growth policies and a weak kneed Boehner who´s crwaling the the WH every day begging Obama to accept a tax increase.

It´s really amazing how the left despises tax cuts in general but now any if tax cuts aren´t extended it would be a catastrophe and republicans fault who have always been against tax increases.

Between Obama´s new call for stimulus and loading the Sandy bill with pork,it´ll blow away and measly tax increase on the rich let alone contribute to deficit reduction but the Bush tax rates have to go for a political win.

It wouldn´t surprise me at all to see a story 3 months from now that says the economy has slowed down because the republicans allowed tax rates on the rich to go up.

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